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SPC2120 Rest. Arts Gen'l Terms 3

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Mutilated
Disfigured by loss of a natural part through force.
Nevus
A birthmark; a congenital skin blemish; any congenital anomaly, including various types of birthmarks and all types of moles.
Orifice
The entrance or outlet of any body cavity; an opening.
Postmortem
After death.
Puncture
A hole or slight wound resulting from piercing.
Pus
A secretion from inflamed tissues; usually an opaque, creamy colored matter.
Pustule
A small elevation of the skin with an inflamed base, containing pus.
Radiate
To spread out from a common point.
Scab
A crust over a sore or wound.
Scab Oozing
A crusted sore or wound which is exuding moisture, serum, or pus.
Sear/Searing
To cauterize tissues by heat or chemical in order to provide a dry foundation.
Second Degree Burn
Those resulting in acute inflammation of the skin and blisters.
Sever
To cut or break open or apart; disjoin.
Simple Fracture
Fractured bone does not pierce the skin.
Singe
To burn superficially as the hair which shows partial destruction from scorching heat.
Splint
An appliance as of wood, metal, etc. used to keep in place or protect a displaced or movable part.
Suture
Act of sewing; also be completed stitch.
Third Degree Burn
Destruction of cutaneous and subcutaneous tissues; seared, charred, or roasted tissue.